People with disability

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
People with disabilities
disabled people
people living with disabilities
NARROWER TERMS


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Designed to improve policies and practices to enable people with a disability across Australia to participate fully in society, the Disability Research Collection contains resources by, and is for, policy-makers, researchers, advocacy organisations, disabled people’s organisations, service providers and practitioners as well as people with...
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Supported by the NSW Ageing and Disability Commission (ADC) this curated knowledge hub brings together policy and research resources on the topics of protecting and promoting the rights of older people, adults with disability, and children and young people in residential care. The primary purpose...
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People with disability in Australia 2022

People with disability in Australia brings together information from a range of national data sources to contribute to a greater understanding of disability in Australia. The 2021–22 update expands the report to include new reporting of data disaggregated by age group, disability group and remoteness.
Report

'There’s not just a gap, there’s a chasm': the boundaries between Australian disability services and prisons

This report explores the results of a study into the intersection between disability and corrective services in Australia from the viewpoint of stakeholders who work with criminal justice-involved people with disability.
Report

Disability and Wellbeing Monitoring Framework: baseline indicator data for Australians aged 18-64 years

Highlighting gaps and limitations in national data related to people with disability, this report presents the first national data using the Disability and Wellbeing Monitoring Framework and Indicators developed by the National Health and Medical Research Council.
Guide

A guide to classifying employment supports

The Typology of Employment Support Interventions (TESI) provides a shared language and method for conceptualising, designing, commissioning, selecting and evaluating employment supports for people experiencing injury, illness or disability. This guide explains the purpose of the TESI, and suggests ways to use it for funders...
Guide

Doing research inclusively: co-production in action

This guide has been developed for academic researchers at UNSW Sydney and beyond, people with lived experience of disability, disability organisations, and other stakeholders who understand and appreciate the importance of co-producing research together with people who have lived experience of disability.
Report

Evaluating the discharge planning process

Improving the pathway from hospital to the community is the key to reducing the number of younger Australians stuck in hospital and/or discharged to residential aged care (RAC). This report presents preliminary findings from three studies initiated to explore and identify barriers, challenges and facilitators...
Conference paper

Beyond ‘mobility reductionism’: striking new paradigms for the wellbeing of Wheeled Mobility Device (WMD) users in the public realm

This presented paper is an exercise in reforming policy planning on disability and ensuring the participation of WMD users in communities. It is critical of the conventional placemaking approaches that focus solely on meeting mobility needs and are ‘mobility reductionist’.
Report

Toward a socio-ecological understanding of adolescent violence in the home by young people with disability

Adolescent violence in the home (AVITH) describes a range of violent, abusive and intimidating behaviours used by young people against family members, most commonly parents and siblings. This report presents findings from Stage 1 of a larger project which aims to use multidisciplinary bodies of...
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Changing community attitudes to improve inclusion of people with disability

This research paper outlines evidence found about interventions to change attitudes towards people with disability. The interventions were aimed at different levels where change may occur - people’s personal perceptions, their interactions with other people, their roles in organisations or the structures in their community...
Position paper

Supported Independent Living costs and impacts: Summer Foundation policy position statement

This policy position statement maintains that: The costs of Supported Independent Living (SIL) are an outsized contributor to National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS, Scheme) budget growth. This is impacting Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) determinations made by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA, Agency). The cost...
Guide

Understanding employment supports

These guides are designed to help NDIS participants, their families and carers think about what employment supports might best suit their individual needs.
Report

Intersectional complexities of coercive control

Through investigating the existing data and literature around those groups disproportionately represented as victim-survivors of coercive control and those who experience specific controlling behaviours, this paper explores the intersectional complexities of coercive control experiences and the potential barriers to seeking support in Australia.
Position paper

People with Disability Australia: 2022 federal election platform

The PWDA election platform asks the next federal government to deliver people with disability better protection from COVID, better jobs and financial security, better housing and better support through the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
Report

Report on public hearing 13: Preventing and responding to violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation in disability services (a case study)

Public hearing 13 examined the experiences of a group of people with disability living in disability residential accommodation in western Sydney provided by a non-government disability services provider, Sunnyfield Disability Services.
Journal article

Disability justice and urban planning

This article is made up of a unique collection of short responses and reflections from an open call. The voices here go beyond discussing accessibility to recognise and delineate how deeply ableism is embedded in planning theory, research, education, and practice, and to engage with...
Policy

Equality and justice for all

This policy statement outlines The Greens' policy position on human rights, violence prevention and gender equality.
Discussion paper

The impact of and responses to the Omicron wave of the COVID-19 pandemic for people with disability: issues paper

This issues paper is asking the public to share their views on the impact of, and responses to, the Omicron wave of the COVID-19 pandemic for people with disability. The paper asks 14 questions to help people and organisations to provide responses.